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After delays of four months, Ever Given arrives in Rotterdam.

The 20,388TEU container vessel, arrived at the Port of Rotterdam at around 05:00 (local time) today (29 July).

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NNR opens new location in Indonesia.

From July 2021 NNR opens a new office in the centre of Semarang, Indonesia to expand on the growth in Central Java and Special Region of Yogyakarta.

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Tropical storm 'In-fa' pummels eastern China.

In-fa has already produced wind in excess of 90 km/h) in the city of Shanghai causing more disruption with many flight cancellations and port closures.

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Thailand to start their own  liner operations.

Thailand mulls launch of national liner operator to tackle soaring freight rates.

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Forwarder fury as ocean carriers threaten premium UK haulage surcharges.

Shipping lines looking to impose haulage surcharges for cancellations and amendments into the UK is a “cruel joke”, as trucking rates hit levels not seen in decades.

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Container explosion rocks Jebel Ali Port.

It is reported that a Dubai Civil Defense team went immediately to the location and after 40 minutes the fire was brought under control, thankfully with no reported casualties.

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6 Promising ways Technology will change Trucking.

Truck drivers are the backbone of the economy. They transport goods for both consumers and businesses. While the fundamentals will likely never change, many modern trucking trends are shaking up the industry.

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The Ever Given given go ahead to leave Suez.

The 20,388TEU Ever Given will leave the Suez Canal after more than three months, following the agreement between the Suez Canal Authority, the vessel owners and insurers.

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Yantian back to normal tomorrow, but box backlog will take weeks to clear.

Operations fell to around 20% of capacity as the virus spread through the YICT workforce, causing delays and congestion at ports across the Pearl River Delta.

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Hamburg Süd containership collides with ferry loading dock.

The 'M/V Cap San Antonio' lost control and collided with a ferry loading dock on the Santos Estuary as it was departing the Port of Santos, Brazil.

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NNR & QPR FC partnership immediately delivers!

Yesterday NNR UK had the opportunity to deliver urgently required first team training kit, provided by technical sportswear manufacturer Erreà Sport SpA from their Italian base.

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Updated information for YICT (Yantian) port.

Today, 15 JUN, the port has resumed to approximately 70% of usual capacity. From 00:00 on 15/JUN export laden containers intended for a vessel with an ETA of less than 7 days, will be accepted at an increased capacity of up to 8000 FCL per day.

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UK facing worsening driver shortage.

Calls to bring in the army to help ease the UK’s worsening driver shortage have been rebuffed by industry associations seeking “long-term sustainable solutions”.

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Updated information for YICT port & NSA port.

Further information on the South China cargo situation from both Yantian and Nansha.

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The view from Japan.

June 2021: Asakura City, Fukuoka.
#Japan #Kyushu

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South China Ocean cargo update

Due to the COVID-19 spread in Shenzhen and Guangzhou area, ocean terminals have applied special arrangements recently. Here with the updated situation for South China three main ports (YICT & SCT & NSA)

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Yantian Port closure adds another layer of chaos. 

The closure has resulted in a further spike in container freight rates from Asia. #shipping #supplychain

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MV 'X-Press Pearl' partially sunk off the Sri Lankan coast. 

Efforts to extinguish the fire on board have been ongoing since it was first reported May 20 one day after the X-Press Pearl arrived at an anchorage approximately 9.5 miles off the coast of Colombo with a container leaking nitric acid.

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Crane collapse at the Port of Kaohsiung in Taiwan. 

The 8,500 TEU capacity 'OOCL Durban' has collided with the No. 70 Yangming Wharf bridge crane, reportedly causing the collapse of two cranes.

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QPR announce NNR as their official global logistics partner. 

NNR Global Logistics were unveiled as the global logistics partner of Queens Park Rangers Football Club and both are looking forward to working together on a number of initiatives.

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MV 'X-Press Pearl' partially sunk off the Sri Lankan coast.

Efforts to extinguish the fire on board have been ongoing since it was first reported May 20 one day after the X-Press Pearl arrived at an anchorage approximately 9.5 miles off the coast of Colombo with a container leaking nitric acid.

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General Average declared for the NYK Delphinus.

ONE noted that "cargo interests (or their insurance companies) are required to contact the appointed average adjusters directly to resume transit or delivery."

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A view from Japan.

May 2021: Kawakami Gorge, Saga City, Saga.
#Japan #Kyushu.

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NNR feature in this month's Forwarder Magazine.

Forwarder Magazine shows the customized digital advantages NNR can offer.

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Dubai Airport Freezone Authority (DAFZA) experiences strong growth.

DAFZA's trade witnessed exceptional growth compared to the same period last year.
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A view from Japan.

April 2021: Matsuura City, Nagasaki.
#Japan #Kyushu

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Nishitetsu Group are delighted to announce the newest subsidiary in the Middle East.

Currently with over 130 facilities present in 117 cities, in 28 countries and regions around the world (as of March 2021), this expansion is part of our global growth strategy and the progression from our existing branch liaison office.

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Ripples from Suez ending in waves of price rises on all container trade-lanes.

Today’s Ningbo Containerized Freight Index (NCFI) North Europe and Mediterranean component jumped by 8.7%.

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CHINA RAIL is always a topic for discussion in Europe.

Alexander Tennant gives us his birds eye view of past and present in our latest 'Interview with an Expert' feature.

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EVER GIVEN vessel owner reportedly declares 'General Average'.

Contact your local NNR support center for more detail.

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What's next for the Ever Given / Suez Canal situation?

An Ocean advisory from Janette Page of NNR Global Logistics United Kingdom is available for your reference.

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Successful Refloating of the Ever Given today.

Many vessels have diverted around the Cape of Good Hope and those waiting will take a while to clear.

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Suez crisis: vessel Ever Given successfully re-floated.

Please consult with you local teams for more news as many following vessels have already diverted around the African coast.

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Containership Ever Given runs aground in the Suez Canal.

Efforts to free the 20,388 TEU vessel resumed this morning after tugs were forced abandon the operation due to continuing high winds.

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The view from Japan.

March 2021: Takamori Town, Kumamoto. #Japan #Kyushu

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NNR's creative technology solution for food products.

NNR's innovation in europe is helping combat the difficulties surrounding Brexit.

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USA extends duty exclusions on medical products.

USA extends exclusions on certain Medical Care / COVID response product China Tariffs, until Sept 30, 2021

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Some respite for civil aviation?

The US & EU agree to suspend Tariffs related to Large Civil Aircraft for four months.

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Driver shortage issues to return?

As economies start to recover from the Coronavirus, will driver shortage once again become an issue?

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The view from Japan.

February 2021: Yufu City, Oita. #Japan #Kyushu.

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Container market reliability needs to be restored.

The European Sea Ports Organisation (ESPO) states the need to bring stability back to the market.

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NNR wins Specialist Services Award.

NNR announced as winners of the SPECIALIST SERVICES AWARD by British International Freight Association

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FMC potentially considering carrier penalties?

If shipping lines are seen to have refused export bookings, they could face fines on US sector.

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The view from Japan - January 2021.

January 2021: Aso City, Kumamoto. #Japan #Kyushu

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‘Maersk Essen’ loses 750 containers overboard.

The 13,000 TEU vessel “experienced heavy seas during her North Pacific crossing” from Xiamen to Los Angeles.

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China - Europe ‘Silk Road’ services suffering.

Increase in cost and transit time experienced due to COVID-19 and border delays.

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Southern China temporary feeder operation suspension.

Feeder operation suspension in Southern China, will impact key ports until after Chinese New Year 2021.

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Sky high ocean rates haven't peaked according to Maersk.

According to Maersk, the current high ocean rates still haven't hit the peak and might not for some time?

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US companies fear Vietnam trade tariffs.

Would new tariffs on imports from Vietnam further harm US companies and result in higher costs for consumers?

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COVID-19 and the future of airfreight.

What happens after Preighters, Charters & PPE?

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The view from Japan - December 2020.

Ebino City, Miyazaki. #Japan #Kyushu

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Japan’s PM, Yoshihide Suga, makes first policy speech.

Japan's newly appointed Prime Minister announces plans to tackle climate change and digital transformation.

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Will container woes ease after Chinese New Year?

With pricing and space decreasing at unprecedented levels, the main question is: 'How long will this last'?

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NNR UK statement on industry-related difficulties.

NNR UK issue an explanation regarding the current difficulties in global trade for the United Kingdom.

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MV ONE Apus reportedly loses 1,900 containers overboard.

The vessel is due to berth in Kobe, Japan imminently, to stabilize the ship and assess the loss, reports GCaptain.

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NNR nominated for Organizational Excellence award.

NNR has been nominated by the West London Business awards for our resilience, adaptability and customer focus.

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NNR UK shortlisted for BIFA award.

NNR UK have been recognised for their expertise in providing SPECIALIST SERVICES.

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NNR Netherlands keep supply chains moving.

Schiphol Cargo recognises the great efforts of our Netherlands team. 

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South Korean government pressures carriers to improve.

Government pressures carriers to halt soaring rates and improve services. 

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Container disruption continues in India.

Severe shortage in equipment, high rates and 'unfair' demurrage charges..

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United States of America begins a new chapter.

An interesting view of what supply chain challenges may lay ahead.

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Connecting your Dots.

"The broader one's understanding of the human experience, the better design we will have."

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The view from Japan - November 2020.

Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka. #Japan #Kyushu

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Ocean liner reliability hits an 'all-time low'.

Ocean liner reliability hits an 'all-time low' as pricing peaks towards an 'all-time high'.

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NNR UK's new logistics complex feature

NNR's new logistics complex in Wellingborough, UK is featured on the front page of FORWARDER Magazine.

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U.S. Customs adjusts Customs user fees.

U.S. Customs is adjusting certain customs user fees and corresponding limitations, effective October 1st.

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The view from Japan - October 2020.

Ogori City, Fukuoka. #Japan #Kyushu

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New E-commerce fulfillment centre in EMEA.

Introducing NNR UK's new central Fulfillment Centre. #FMCG #e-commerce.

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U.S. Trade Alert.

Are your U.S. Imports from China subject to 7.5% Duty?

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Warehouse demand surges as retailers adjust.

Lockdowns perpetuate a sharp consumer rush towards e-commerce.

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Rethinking The Global Supply Chain.

The crisis may accelerate a trend toward localization.

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